The first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is a civil rights lawyer and she advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change, and Forbes recognized her in its 30 Under 30 list. Haben travels the world consulting and public speaking, teaching clients the benefits of fully accessible products and services. She is a talented storyteller who helps people frame difference as an asset.
This week on The Lawyerist Podcast, Sam Glover talks with Haben Girma the state of accessibility, changing the ableist mindset, and her new book.
Haben Girma talks about how designing courts, law firms, and the attorney-client relationship for people with disabilities can increase access to justice for everyone.
Deaf-blind civil rights lawyer and accessibility advocate Haben Girma talks about accessible justice and how designing courts, law firms, and the attorney-client relationship for people with disabilities can increase access to justice for everyone.
Haben Girma, the first deafblind Harvard graduate, discusses how to increase accessibility in websites, applications, education, and law firms.
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